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Name: Nicole
Status: student
Age: 17
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Date: 2001-2002


Question:
What is the study of tree bark called?


Replies:
The study of identification and structure of trees is called dendrology. I have never heard of a name for the study of bark only - but that does not necessarily mean there is not one!

J. Elliott


Not sure about bark but the study of tree rings is "dendrochronology".

http://www.sonic.net/bristlecone/dendro.html

Perhaps you can search www.google.com or check with your local library.

Anthony R. Brach



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